Collection by Heather Corcoran

How to Turn Hardware Store Finds Into an Inspired Light Fixture


Using easy-to-find components, designer Joel Evey makes the latest incarnation of his sculptural-yet-functional Lighht series of fixtures, exclusively for Dwell.

Lighht 002 is made from readily available hardware materials: High-Viz extension cord, plug splitter, clamps, Philips...
"I pick the different elements for every build based on a few factors," says Evey. "One primary factor is color.
"Another factor is form.
"I started this project out of a desire to redefine the conventional aesthetics surrounding home objects.
"The design process starts by considering the amount of illumination needed, as well as the amount of physical space...
"From a formal perspective, I was seeing a lot of digital collage work created in a 'Home Depot aesthetic,' and I was...

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